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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lens School No. 2023 (RM of Mountain)

The Lens School District was organized formally in January 1920 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE1-39-25W in the Rural Municipality of Mountain. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Swan Valley School Division.

Lens School

Lens School (no date) by J. S. Peach
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 79.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N52.31851, W100.92215
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Lens School District No. 2023], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 April 2021

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